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Sunrise Fresh doubles cooler space at Mississippi facility

Sunrise Fresh Produce, Jackson, Miss., has doubled its cooler space to 66,000 square feet at its headquarters.

Hazel Technologies apricot product fares well in UC Davis trial

University of California-Davis researchers tested a Hazel Technologies product designed to slow the ripening of apricots and found it improved the shelf life of the fruit.

Tomra expands in China

Belgium-based Tomra is increasing its investment in China.

Indoor leafy greens growers: Keep us outside FDA warnings

Indoor growers say their romaine should have been excluded from the FDA’s temporary blanket ban — although they agree consumer safety should always come first.

Fresh produce’s future is in augmented reality

Augmented reality, or AR, has seen a meteoric rise in application for dozens of industries.
Nov 02, 2018 by Jeff Ridgeway #Opinion, #Produce Tech

Researchers create new crop from wild tomato

Researchers from Brazil, the U.S. and Germany have created a new crop from a wild plant within a single generation using CRISPR-Cas9, a modern genome editing process.

This Burro wowed a panel of tech investors

A Burro walked away from the Western Growers’ AgSharks competition with a $250,000 equity investment offer.

Chiquita’s new containers more energy efficient

Chiquita Brands International, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is reducing energy consumption with improvements in design an operating efficiency of containers used to ship bananas to ports.

PSSI looks to real-time data monitoring for insights

Already a big player in meat and poultry facilities, Packers Sanitation Services Inc. is seeking to expand its footprint in the fresh produce world with real-time data monitoring of its sanitation services.